Game Changers: Dirty Thirty

Dirty Thirty seems like a very recent season to me, but we’ve now seen four seasons following it. It’s safe to say this season had a long-term impact of the Challenge series and its effects still impact current seasons. I would even argue that this season began the modern era of The Challenge and retired a few elements of older seasons. Looking back on the … Continue reading Game Changers: Dirty Thirty

Ranking Every Single Cast Member from the Trilogy

MTV loves to remind us that Dirty Thirty, Vendettas, and Final Reckoning are a trilogy. Though most of the connections between the three seasons seem forced, fans have accepted these three seasons as a cohesive unit. For this reason, I am going to be ranking every single cast member from these shows. My rankings will be based on a number of factors such as: prominence … Continue reading Ranking Every Single Cast Member from the Trilogy

Jordan & Tori, CT & Cara Maria Appearing on Celebrity Fear Factor

In case you haven’t been aware, MTV rebooted the early 00’s competition show Fear Factor. To be honest, it’s quite a good reboot and it doesn’t stray too far from the premise and design of the original show. Even if you are aware, you may not know the current season is Celebrity Fear Factor. This week, directly following The Challenge: Final Reckoning, Celebrity Fear Factor … Continue reading Jordan & Tori, CT & Cara Maria Appearing on Celebrity Fear Factor

Do We Really Need the Whole Cast on The Reunion?

I remember back to the early days of The Challenge. People used to be upset that only half of the cast, the ones who survived longer in the game, was invited to the reunion. Now, with Dirty Thirty and Vendettas, we’ve been everyone get invited. But really does it add anything to the show? I think back to the first half of the Dirty Thirty … Continue reading Do We Really Need the Whole Cast on The Reunion?

Champs Vs. Stars: Episode 2 Ratings

After a decent start last week, how did the spin off hold up? Episode 2 of Champs vs. Stars was viewed by 536,000 people and received a rating of 0.32 in the 18-49 demographic. Meanwhile, the Challenge XXX Reunion Behind the Scenes Moments was viewed by 443,000 people and received a rating of 0.26 in the 18-49 demographic. A dip in the ratings, but this … Continue reading Champs Vs. Stars: Episode 2 Ratings

The Challenge XXX: Winners and Losers from the Reunion

After seventeen weeks of challenges and two weeks of reunion, we finally have our winners! All of the drama from Dirty Thirty has been beaten to death and some people emerge from this season looking strong, while others have just made fools of themselves. Here’s a look at some of the biggest winners and losers from The Challenge XXX Reunion Winner: Darrell Despite being out … Continue reading The Challenge XXX: Winners and Losers from the Reunion

The Challenge XXX: Reunion Part 1 Ratings

We officially know who came in third! And then we saw a bunch of drama from the summer rehashed. The first part of the reunion was viewed by 837,000 people and received a rating of 0.51 in the 18-49 demographic. I guess people made the mistake of thinking the real winners would be revealed because this reunion was viewed by more people than the actual … Continue reading The Challenge XXX: Reunion Part 1 Ratings

If Camila Wins What Does that Mean for the Future of The Challenge?

Tomorrow, at the reunion, we will see who won The Challenge: Dirty Thirty. As we all know, the final was completed in stages and each competitor’s scores will be added up to make a cumulative time. Fastest time wins the final and a $450,000 prize. Now, I’m just going to say it. Jordan won for the men. This is not an official spoiler from someone … Continue reading If Camila Wins What Does that Mean for the Future of The Challenge?

The Challenge XXX: Top Moments from Episode 17

It’s the final… but not the end. 1. Bolas Striking Out  We’re back were we left off, with teams of two transporting thirty rocks. Jordan & Camila finish first but Cara Maria & Derrick aren’t far behind. Then, CT & Tori finish last. The teams move onto a bola toss, having to take a shot of fermented milk for each missed toss. As the winners, … Continue reading The Challenge XXX: Top Moments from Episode 17

The Challenge XXX: Episode 16 Ratings

The final begins and we’re getting rid of people fairly quickly. The game has intensified, but is it too little too late? Episode 16 was viewed by 636,000 people and received a rating of 0.37 in the 18-49 demographic. Yikes! This is the lowest rated episode of the season. It was Halloween, which likely did pull away some viewers, but still… Continue reading The Challenge XXX: Episode 16 Ratings